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Old 12-05-2015, 05:24 AM   #1
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Filters are as loud as a motorcycle. Haaalp

Like, honestly. I have 2 HOBs that sound like a Harley roaring down the highway. I actually cant sleep with them on and i have 4 tanks running with music and a fan to boot!

Ive tried switching the impellers on both as well as cleaning it really well, turning it off and on several times, taking it apart and letting it sit dry for a week... Uggggh!




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Old 12-05-2015, 05:32 AM   #2
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Ive found that for a day or 2 after ive cleaned the impellers in my filter, they rattle like a snake, only after theyve got a little gunk on them do they quiet down again.
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Old 12-05-2015, 05:34 AM   #3
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Ive found that for a day or 2 after ive cleaned the impellers in my filter, they rattle like a snake, only after theyve got a little gunk on them do they quiet down again.

They rattled to start with, then i cleaned them. They just keep making that God-awful noise!

Issue is, i cant run them for a few days without going crazy!


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Filters are as loud as a motorcycle. Haaalp

Before i worked out y mine were noisy, i went as far as to put vasoline on the impeller, worked for a bit
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I even bought a new impeller thinking i had damaged it when i took it out to clean it
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Old 12-05-2015, 06:43 AM   #6
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Before i worked out y mine were noisy, i went as far as to put vasoline on the impeller, worked for a bit

Tried that as well. Nothin....


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Old 12-05-2015, 06:43 AM   #7
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I might just order some sponge filters and get a strong airpump... Less hassle...


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